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Talks with World Music Artists – via WMI PLUS At Home

Music from around the world comes to you from World Music Institute, a not-for-profit, founded in 1985, and “committed to presenting the finest in traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world with the goal of inspiring wonder for world cultures through music and dance.”

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Online Music Workshops and Experiences – via Third Street

Compete with your family in an Air Guitar Championship! On Tuesday, July 28 at 7pm, Third Street Music School Settlement invites you to bring your best air guitar soloing skills to win Third Street prizes.

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Whitney’s Art History From Home: “Collective Memory In Contemporary Black Art”

Art History is at your fingertips with the Whitney Museum of American Art‘s series, “Art History From Home”.

Each session is 30 minutes and participants can ask questions through a moderated chat. Sessions look at works in their collection and illuminate critical topics in American art from 1900 on.

On Thursday, July 23rd, at 12 PM, they present, “Collective Memory In Contemporary Black Art

“This session looks at the ways contemporary Black artists draw on collective memory to play with, challenge, and transform notions of time. We will consider several recent exhibitions and performances at the Whitney as well as works from the collection by Cauleen Smith, Ja’Tovia Gary , and Tomashi Jackson. We will explore how these artists subvert the canon of American art and culture.

Sessions are free with registration.

(Pictured above: Tomashi Jackson, New Money (Mary had a plot of land & so did Ms. Marlene), 2019. Screenprint, sheet (sight): 19 × 25 1/8in. (48.3 × 63.8 cm). Purchase, with funds from the Print Committee; 2019.409. © Tomashi Jackson, courtesy Tilton Gallery, New York)

Fireworks 2020 – as seen from Waterside

Did you see the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks outside your window? Some Watersiders did!

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